You Are Valuable…

I have this quote on a post-it note on my desk – a handy reminder of the truth:

“Your value doesn’t depend on the ability of other people to see it.”


Obi Wan visits Ouseburn

Obi Wan leaves Seven Stories with his mum
Obi Wan leaves Seven Stories with his mum

You see some strange sights living opposite Seven Stories (the Centre for Children’s Books in Newcastle) but this was one of the best: a mini Obi Wan Kenobi walking down the street with his mum. He’d just been attending one of the events at the Star Wars Weekend, and I managed to catch this shot as he wandered past, lightsaber clutched firmly in both hands.

Street Art of Ouseburn

Wandering around Ouseburn you often come across unexpected things. As Zoe describes it in Addled, the area is “an evolving time capsule, an oasis of animals and art in the centre of town.” Here’s a glimpse of some of the most curious or arresting images I’ve stumbled across: (click pics for a closer look…)

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